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Powerful winds, surf hit Southland; Malibu kayaker missing
Powerful winds, surf hit Southland; Malibu kayaker missing

Strong winds buffeted parts of Southern California on Saturday and will continue through the weekend. The winds downed trees in hard-hit areas, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said about 23,000 customers were without power in the San Fernando Valley. There were also reports of scattered power outages elsewhere. A high-surf advisory has been issued for some Orange County and San Diego County beaches. Amid the powerful surf and wind, Los Angeles County lifeguards were looking for a missing kayaker Saturday afternoon off the coast of Malibu. According to the National Weather Service, wind gusts could...

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